10-17-2014 > Newcomer Jenna Jentry Readies Four-Song EP
Newcomer Jenna Jentry Readies Four-Song EP
Gretchen Wilson-Produced Project Features Single "Wise Advice"
 
(NASHVILLE, Tenn.) Dallas native and rising country sensation Jenna Jentry's mixture of big city country and small town charm has led to opening slots with The Band Perry, Scotty McCreery, Travis Tritt and others. More significantly, it caught the attention of country star and "redneck woman" Gretchen Wilson, who produced Jentry's self-titled EP.
 
Due Oct. 14 through powerhouse independent distributor Sony/RED, Jenna Jentry is led by single "Wise Advice," on which the newcomer has solo writing credit. Tracks also include "When It Wanders," "Scared" and "Only By The Grace Of God." Among her co-writers are Kevin DeClue (Hilary Duff) and Bruce Wallace (Trace Adkins, Dierks Bentley, Montgomery Gentry, Katie... [read more...]

10-17-2014 > Singer-Songwriter Shelley King's Building A Fire Earns Love From The Press - and Listeners
Singer-Songwriter Shelley King's Building A Fire Earns Love From The Press - and Listeners
 
AUSTIN, Texas) - Austin singer-songwriter Shelley King is walking around with a shiny glow from the music-media lovefest surrounding the Aug. 26 release of her seventh album, Building A Fire. AXS Examiner calls it one of the best releases out of Austin this year; the San Antonio Express-News notes its "near tidal-wave intensity"; and venerable weekly the Austin Chronicle observes, "With Building a Fire, Shelley King's set a buffet of Texas roots. Pick a dish, any dish. They're all house specialties."
 
Early raves include this comment from the Alternate Root: "She creates a spiritual-like connection that speaks volumes about the ways in which people live, love and relate to their environments. Drawing on her rural Arkansas gospel, Americana and blues roots, King writes deeply felt song lyrics about... [read more...]

10-17-2014 > Insects Vs. Robots Receives Rolling Stone Rave About 'Epic Time-Shifting Prog Jams'
"[Insects Vs. Robots] are about possibilities. That's why they can wrap a lyric like 'please, [f***] off' in lovely strings and make it sound so sweet. That's how they make their old-timey stringed instruments sound so cosmically futuristic, too. (And that's also why their electric guitar solos shred.) This is heady stuff, in all senses of the word." - LA Weekly

Insects Vs. Robots Receives Rolling Stone Rave About 'Epic Time-Shifting Prog Jams'
Band Gets Ghoully For Halloween Shows
  
LOS ANGELES, CA - Building into a groundswell of acclaim, which includes the OC Weekly noting "the psychedelic folk rockers are at their best when onstage, and don't hesitate to let their personalities come through during performances," Insects vs. Robots has received rave reviews for their performance at Farm Aid (organized and headlined by Micah's dad, Willie Nelson).... [read more...]

10-17-2014 > Krystal Keith Wraps Nationwide Tour
Krystal Keith Wraps Nationwide Tour
Rising Performer Noted For Big Vocals, Insightful Writing

(NASHVILLE, Tenn.) Show Dog-Universal Music singer, songwriter and performer Krystal Keith wraps her North American tour Saturday (Sept. 27) at the Susquehanna Bank Center outside Philadelphia. Besides winning over thousands with each live performance, Keith continues to garner national media attention.
 
Krystal's opening slot on the Shut Up And Hold On Tour Presented by Ford F-Series has her warming the crowd for her father, superstar entertainer Toby Keith, and Colt Ford. But lineage and name recognition can't help her when the lights come up and the mic goes live. Thankfully, it doesn't take long for fans to realize she's more than an ordinary opener. Her powerful vocals and insightful songwriting quickly shine through.
 
And concertgoers aren't the only ones noticing. National... [read more...]

10-17-2014 > Six-time CMA Musician of the Year Winner Mac McAnally Could Break Category Record at November 5 CMA Awards
Six-time CMA Musician of the Year Winner Mac McAnally Could Break Category Record at November 5 CMA Awards

Seventh award would give esteemed guitarist most consecutive instrumentalist wins
 
(NASHVILLE, Tenn.) - Whether he's playing in Jimmy Buffett's Coral Reefer Band, penning songs with country stars, laying down tracks in recording sessions, or filling venues with fans eager to hear him perform his No. 1 hits, Mac McAnally has earned his place among country music's most respected artists. The guitarist, songwriter and producer is such a force on the country scene, he's won six CMA Musician of the Year awards. And on November 5, he could pick up his seventh - and become the record-holder for most consecutive wins in the category. The 48th annual CMA Awards will be broadcast live from Nashville's Bridgestone Arena on ABC-TV at 8 p.m. EST.
 
First nominated in 2007, McAnally has won... [read more...]
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